FAQ – Southwest FHIMA Board Positions

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PRESIDENT-ELECT

What are the qualifications for this position?

  • Active, credentialed member of AHIMA and FHIMA in good standing

 

Is there training for this position?

  • Working with the president during your year as president-elect

  • Working with the past president during your year as president

 

What is the term for this position?

  • Three-year total Board Term (1st Year as President-Elect, 2nd Year as President, 3rd Year as Past President)

 

What is the time involvement?

  • One-hour per month for board meetings

  • Time to prepare for board meetings

  • Additional time to prepare for and assist with in-person meetings

 

 

SECRETARY

What are the qualifications for this position?

  • Active member of AHIMA and FHIMA in good standing

 

Is there training for this position?

  • Previous secretary will meet with newly-elected secretary near beginning of term of newly-elected

  • President and past president can answer any questions secretary may have

 

What is the term for this position?

  • Two-year Board Term

 

What is the time involvement?

  • One-hour per month for board meetings

  • Time to document minutes

  • Additional time to prepare for and assist with in-person meetings

 

TREASURER

What are the qualifications for this position?

  • Active member of AHIMA and FHIMA in good standing

 

Is there training for this position?

  • Previous treasurer will meet with newly-elected treasurer near beginning of term of newly-elected

  • President and past president can answer any questions treasurer may have

 

What is the term for this position?

  • Two-year Board Term

 

What is the time involvement?

  • One-hour per month for board meetings

  • Time to manage bank account reporting

  • Additional time to prepare for and assist with in-person meetings

 

 

STUDENT LIAISON

What are the qualifications for this position?

  • Student member of AHIMA in good standing

  • Currently enrolled in an AHIMA approved or accredited program

 

Is there training for this position?

  • Board members can assist student liaison with any questions

 

What is the term for this position?

  • One-year Board Term

 

What is the time involvement?

  • One-hour per month for board meetings

  • Additional time to prepare for and assist with in-person meetings